Security Executive Council Invites You to Ask the Experts

September 19, 2007, Framingham, MA—The Security Executive Council (SEC) founded by CSO magazine (formerly the CSO Executive Council) announced today the launch of a new online feature: Faculty Advisor ( Through this interactive function, security professionals can call on the extensive knowledge and experience of SEC faculty to answer pressing questions on all types of security-related topics, including security careers, business alignment, executive relationships, regulations, security's value, measures and metrics, and SEC tools and products.

This new, free service will provide security professionals impartial, expert advice on issues that directly impact their security programs. Any security professional may submit a question by e-mailing or by clicking the E-mail Me link on the Faculty Advisor page. The question is then forwarded to the appropriate member of the SEC faculty, whose response is posted on the Faculty Advisor at Anyone may view the posted questions and responses, and visitors may subscribe to the feed to be notified when new items have been added. No company or personal identifying information is retained or posted. Not every question can be answered, but we will make every attempt to cover issues not already addressed in previous questions.

Security Executive Council faculty are respected innovators and industry influencers, many of whom have published books or reports on different aspects of security management. Emeritus faculty are retired CSOs of successful, forward-thinking, “converged” security programs, and content expert faculty are specialists within a particular discipline. Faculty members include George K. Campbell (formerly with Fidelity), Randy Uzzell (formerly with Burlington Industries), Jerry Brennan (SMR Group), John D. Thompson (Oberman, Thompson and Segal, LLC), and many others. Their goal, and the goal of the council, is to share their knowledge for the improvement of the security profession.

About the Security Executive Council
The Security Executive Council founded by CSO magazine (formerly the CSO Executive Council) is an international professional membership organization for leading senior security executives spanning all industries, both the public and private sectors, and the globe. Its members seek innovative issue solutions and documentation of model core security programs. The council uses professional staff and a distinguished faculty of former CSOs and content experts to develop strategic services and products for members and security practitioners in general. Its vision is to deliver cost-effective solutions that are unavailable from any other source.

Kathleen Kotwica, PhD
VP Research and Product Development

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